Avalanche Education

Yellowstone Ski Tours will be offering Level 1 Avalanche Courses this winter.  Field days will take place in various locations of northern Yellowstone Park, with classroom lectures/ discussions based in Cooke City, Montana.

Dates:  2017/18 schedule coming soon.

Description:  Each 3-day course will involve curriculum that is based on the guidelines of the American Avalanche Association.  Content will include: avalanche types and anatomy, basic slab mechanics, terrain evaluation and route selection, travel protocols, weather influences and forecasting, snowpack development, decision making, snowpits, stability tests, and companion rescue practice, among other topics and discussion.

Cost:  $600, + 3% resort tax.

Accommodation included:  3 nights in Cooke City, Montana.

Reservations:  call 406-838-2267, or email us at ski.yellowstone@gmail.com

A 50% deposit is required for all reservations.